Day 16 and I already have 5!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Chicken_Lover4567, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] This is my first time hatching Coturnix quail. Well, my first time incubating ANYTHING for that matter...and I already have five little quail chicks! [​IMG] Yesterday was Day 15...and it granted me one fully formed, healthy, active little chick. I was pretty surprised. This morning we found two more. And in the past 2 hours two more have hatched, and we have another pip! [​IMG] My camera is dead as of now, but it'll be charged in a couple of hours so be expecting TONS of pictures you quail lovers! [​IMG]
     
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  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WTG enjoy the chickies [​IMG]
     
  3. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats. How many eggs did you incubate?

    I've got 53 coturnix and 29 button quail eggs in my incubator right now. Lockdown is Wednesday. I'm anxious to see how I do this time. Last time with button quail my overall success rate was 7/25 purchased, not really too great.
     
  4. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started out with 50, but quite a few were infertile and ended up rotted [​IMG] I think I ended up with 40 good ones, and so far I have 5/40. I got these coturnix from my cousins coop, and this IS my first time so I'm just happy that some hatched! [​IMG]
    Good luck with your quail Den! [​IMG]
     

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